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THE LAW LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Address of John T. Vance, Law Librarian of Congress

By: Vance, John Thomas

Price: $8.94

Publisher: Washington, Library of Congress: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42048

Condition: Very Good


13 pages; Clean and tight in original wrappers. Address presented at the Joint Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries and the National Association of State Libraries at Denver, Colo. on June 26, 1935. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

Image for Catalogue of Department 13 - Accountancy, Commerce, Law   (April 1939) Including Advertising, Insurance, Shipping, Salesmanship, Factory Organization, Stock Exchange

Catalogue of Department 13 - Accountancy, Commerce, Law (April 1939) Including Advertising, Insurance, Shipping, Salesmanship, Factory Organization, Stock Exchange

By: W. & G. Foyle

Price: $9.94

Publisher: London, W. & G. Foyle: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40856

Condition: Very Good


98 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers; wrappers toned at edges. Hundreds of titles listed in this catalogue, including Alchin's Manual of Law for the Cinema Trade (1934); Austin's Lectures on Jurisprudence (1911); Goadby and Donkham's Land Law of Palestine; Buckland's Text-book of Roman Law (1932); Modern Advertising: An authoritative Guide; Hulvey's Mathematics of Finance; etc. View more info

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HISTORY OF THE HARVARD LAW SCHOOL AND OF EARLY LEGAL CONDITIONS in three volumes

By: Warren, Charles

Price: $249.94

Publisher: New York, Lewis Publishing Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38476

Condition: Good+


543, 560, 397 pages; Quarter leather over burgundy cloth covered boards. Volumes 1 and 2 - leather spines worn and dry with general chipping; text blocks clean and secure in their bindings. Volume 3 about fine in quarter leather over burgundy cloth covered boards, one small scratch to leather. Illustrations, facsimiles, portraits. Ownership signature on first blank of Volume II of Richard Ames, who became Secretary of Harvard Law School in 1909. Richard was the son of James Barr Ames (1846-1910), who was the second Dean of Harvard Law School . In the first volume, Warren presents a thoroug... View more info

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The Rule of Law

By: Warren, Earl

Price: $6.94

Publisher: Heidelberg, University of Maryland Abroad: 1967

Seller ID: 38485

Condition: Very Good+


MARAB - A Review Winter 1967, Volume II, Number 3; 11 pages; Clean and tight in original red printed wrappers. This is an eleven page article within the Winter 1967 issue of MARAB - A Review (Volume II, Number 3). Other articles include: Iceland - Yesterday and Today by Greenwood; French Legislative Elections of March 1967 by Sinsheimer; Notes of Angkor Wat by Olander; Auschwitz - Unconquerable Past by Wortman, etc. Earl Warren (1891 – 1974) was an American jurist and politician, who served as the 14th Chief Justice of the United States (1953–1969). ; Experience the pleasure of readi... View more info

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TROVER AND CONVERSION - An Essay

By: Warren, Edward H

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard Law Review Association: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41647

Condition: Very Good-


vi, (2), 110 pages; Previous owner's stamp on front wrappers - Walter Dwyer H '36 / H Law '39. Walter Dwyer received his bachelor and law degree from Harvard University. He later pursued a career as an attorney for the Interstate Commerce Commission and worked briefly for Vanderbilt University as a professor and for the Central Intelligence Agency. The essay is bound in its original wrappers with staple marks at spine. Scattered underscoring, otherwise a nice copy of this scarce Warren publication. "Professor Warren's monograph covers most of the field indicated in its title. He discu... View more info

THE LAW'S LUMBER ROOM

By: Watt, Francis

Price: $9.94

Publisher: London, John Lane: 1896

Seller ID: 41222

Condition: Very Good


(x), 202, (2) pages; Contents clean and tight in original blue-grey cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine; cloth rubbed at spine ends, spine a tad faded, a very nice book Pages unopened and untrimmed; endpapers toned. Anecdotal study of archaic law, including sanctuary, trial by ordeal, the press gang law of the forest, custom of the manor, benefit of clergy, etc. OCLC: 6445859 Preface: "Originally appeared as contributions to the National Observer under Mr. W.E. Henley's editorship." Francis Watt (1849 -1927), barrister-at-law, was educated at Edinburgh University and studied... View more info

SUCCESS IN COURT [in Dustjacket]

By: Wellman, Francis L.

Price: $124.94

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Co.: 1941

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40204

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Clean and tight in original green cloth binding in price-clipped dustjacket with edgewear and some chipping near head of spine. OCLC: 604415 This enduring legal text by the famed New York trial lawyer, Wellman examines the methods and personality traits that contributed to the success of several prominent American trial lawyers. Lawyers contributing chapters on their methods include Prof. Samuel Williston; Hon. John W. Davis; Frederic R. Coudert; Floyd E. Thompson; Henry A. Uterhart; Joseph DuVivier; Martin W. Littleton; Hon. Emory R. Buckner; Luther Day; and Weymouth Kirkland. ; Experience t... View more info

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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Vermont Volume XIV Third Series, volume IV

By: Weston, William

Price: $64.94

Publisher: Burlington, Chauncey Goodrich: 1843

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38597

Condition: Very Good


589 pages; Bound in early 20th century "Law" tan buckram, Library of Congress pattern-printed endpapers. This copy is notable for its provenance, with a red stamp on the fore-edge of the title page stating: "LAW LIBRARY OF CONGRESS AND SUPREME COURT. At the foot of the title page there is a black rubber stamp within a rectangular border, stating: "RETURN TO / LAW LIBRARY (CAPITOL)." (This stamp is repeated at the foot of the front free-endpaper. A perforated "LC" stamp appears to the lower center of the title page. On the verso of the title, there is a black ru... View more info

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Certain Aspects of the Legal Status of the Church in the United States

By: White, Robert J.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Washington, Catholic University of America: 1941

Seller ID: 39556

Condition: Very Good


30 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers with slight crease at lower corner. Reverend Robert J. White was the Dean at the Catholic University Law School. OCLC: 61752395 Reprinted from The Jurist, Vol 1, No. 1, January 1941 View more info

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Legal Bibliography A catalogue of New and Second Hand Legal Bibliography and similar subjects

By: Wildy and Sons

Price: $9.94

Publisher: London, Wildy and Sons: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40861

Condition: Very Good


19 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed wrappers; wrappers lightly toned at edges. This collection of both new and second-hand titles in the field of the legal bibliography, includes Famous African Murders by Bennett; Twiss' Public and Private Life of Lord Eldon (1844); England's Happiness in a Lineal Succession (1685); Legal Recreations or Popular Amusements (c. 1700); etc. View more info

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The Arbitration of the Sabotage Claims against Germany from American Journal of International Law; Vol 34, No. 1, January 1940

By: Woolsey, L. H.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: American Journal of International Law: 1940

Seller ID: 38719

Condition: Very Good


22 pages; Clean and tight in original printed stapled wrappers, darkened at edges. OCLC 48855231 View more info

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HANDBOOK OF THE LAW OF FEDERAL COURTS

By: Wright, Charles Alan ; [Justice Potter Stewart's copy]

Price: $199.94

Publisher: St. Paul, West Publishing Co.: 1970

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 39382

Condition: Very Good


Some light scattered foxing, otherwise clean and tight in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering and the ownership name of "Potter Stewart" embossed in gilt on front cover. From the collection of Justice Potter Stewart who served as a Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court for nearly 24 years. In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Potter Stewart to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Harold Hitz Burton, who was retiring. Stewart served on the Supreme Court until he announced his retirement from the Court on June 18, 1981 at the age of 66. During his tenure (1958-19... View more info

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HANDBOOK OF THE LAW OF FEDERAL COURTS

By: Wright, Charles Alan ; [Justice Potter Stewart's copy]

Price: $199.94

Publisher: St. Paul, West Publishing Co.: 1976

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 39383

Condition: Very Good


Some light scattered foxing, otherwise clean and tight in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering and the ownership name of "Potter Stewart" embossed in gilt on front cover. From the collection of Justice Potter Stewart who served as a Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court for nearly 24 years. In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Potter Stewart to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Harold Hitz Burton, who was retiring. Stewart served on the Supreme Court until he announced his retirement from the Court on June 18, 1981 at the age of 66. During his tenure (1958-19... View more info

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THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES Addresses in commemoration of the sesquicentennial of its signing 17 September 1787. Delivered at the Catholic University of America 7 December 1937

By: Wright, Herbert

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Washington, Catholic University: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40740

Condition: Very Good+


82 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. OCLC: 2352857 Contents include: The University Celebration of the Sesquicentennial. -- Opening remarks of the rector. -- "The philosophy of the Constitution", by M.I.X. Millar. -- "The Catholic signers of the Constitution", by E.C. Burnett. -- "The Catholic contribution to constitutional law", by W.C. Walsh. -- "The Constitution and papal encyclicals of our times", by R.J. White. -- "Remarks of the director general, United States Constitution sesquicentennial commission, Sol Bloom. -- Closing remarks ... View more info

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THE NEW MEANING OF JUSTICE Essays in Judgment, Ethics, and Law

By: Wyzanski, Charles F. ; Jr. ; [Justice Potter Stewart's copy]

Price: $84.94

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1966

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 42341

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 238 pages; Clean and secure in original wrappers. Verso of front wrapper bears a lengthy warm inscription from the author Wyzanski to Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart dated April 30, 1982, beginning "Dear Potter, / Now that you too are a senior judge ..." and later "From a fellow who does NOT / associate you primarily /at least, with your definition of / obscenity..." and finally concluding with his signature "Charlie Wyzanski" [Further details of inscription on request]. Notecard size envelope laid-in, imprinted "Chambers of / Justice Potter Stew... View more info